We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Podval Brodyachey Sobaki

Italyanskaya St., 4 | Iskusstv Sq, 5, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
+7 812 312-80-47
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
3 Nov 2016
“A quirky historic cafe”
30 Jul 2016
“Art-café Brodyachaya Sobaka”
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
Italyanskaya St., 4 | Iskusstv Sq, 5, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (64)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Once, over a century ago, this cafe was a favorite with the Russian artists of the time. The only thing that has survived is the small theater, the entrance to which is from the room furthest from the cafe entrance, but the rest has been...More

Thank ExpatriateInGermany
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Brodyachaya Sobaka Art Cafe very good and best choice when you findgood meal o. 5 Ploshchad Iskusstv had a famous café and art salon, the Stray Dog, in its basement from 1911 to 1915. A diverse group of painters, writers, and musicians—including the poets Anna...More

Thank Mee T
Reviewed 15 December 2015

It is interesting to see the inner design and interior. The food is ok. The shows there are often good, but they serve food during the show and it destroys the magic atmosphere the room is small with good acustics.

Thank Elena G
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Thanks to all who reviewed this already as it pointed me in the right direction before we went to the ballet. The food was tasty - beef stroganoff all round. The staff were friendly. It was not very busy when we went and we had...More

Thank HelensburghMaureen
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Podval Brodyachey Sobaki is a 100-year-old art-café in St. Petersburg downtown; it was the first night literary art-café in Russia!! From the very beginning of its existence, it has been a place, where the city’s writers, theatrical performers, musicians, and artists would meet. Among them...More

1  Thank I_love_travel_USA
Nearby Restaurants
538 reviews
.06 miles away
401 reviews
.05 miles away
Park Giuseppe
71 reviews
.04 miles away
Sparta Grill Bar
34 reviews
.06 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Mikhailovsky Opera and Ballet Theater
632 reviews
.06 miles away
Church of St. Catherine of Alexandria
61 reviews
.14 miles away
Italian Bridge
61 reviews
.05 miles away
Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall (Small Hall)
37 reviews
.14 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Podval Brodyachey Sobaki staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Italyanskaya St., 4 | Iskusstv Sq, 5, St. Petersburg 191186, Russia
  • Location: Europe  >  Russia  >  Northwestern District  >  St. Petersburg>  > Nevskiy
  • Neighbourhood: Nevskiy
  • Phone Number: +7 812 312-80-47
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing